The conference revealed that last year Naval Region 4 and the commissions closely cooperated to disseminate information related to national sea and islands. Through information dissemination activities, units have contributed to raising cadres’ and people’s awareness of and responsibility in protecting national sea and islands, ensuring political security and public orders, building firm whole people’s defense disposition and whole people’s security disposition at sea.

Naval Region 4 Command presenting gifts to policy households in Lam Dong province

In particular, in the year Naval Region 4 and the Information and Education Commissions of the Lam Dong, Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan, and Binh Phuoc provincial Party Committees co-organized 17 information dissemination sessions with the participation around 15,000 people; delivered thousands of leaflets with information about the Vietnam People’s Navy and Law of the Sea of Vietnam; presented around 2,000 national flags and 400 life jackets to fishermen; granted more than 1,500 gifts, worth VND 1 billion, to COVID-19-affected fishermen.

In addition to that, the Naval Region 4 Command sent its medical personnel, vehicles, and equipment to Khanh Hoa, Phu Yen, Binh Thuan provinces and Ho Chi Minh City to assist the localities in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic. Naval units in the region guided more than 1,600 fishing boats to take shelter from storms; saved 44 fishermen and provided free health check-ups and medicine to around 1,400 fishermen; rescued 11 trawlers and more than 100 fishermen troubled at sea; repaired 19 damaged trawlers. 

At the conference, delegates also pointed out short-comings in carrying out the dissemination of sea-and-islands-related information in 2021 and agreed on measures to raise the effectiveness of the work in 2022.

In particular, in the coming time they will work together to build dissemination plans and renew dissemination methods, contributing to raising people’s awareness of national sea and islands and combatting the wrongful viewpoints of hostile forces. They will also accelerate the implementation of mass mobilization activities.

On the occasion, the Naval Region 4 Command handed over ten gift packages to policy households in Da Lat City and Duc Trong district, Lam Dong province and granted certificates of merit to eight people with outstanding achievements in dissemination of sea-and-islands-related information in 2021.

The same day, a mission of the Naval Region 4 Command, led by its Deputy Political Commissar Senior Captain La Van Hung visited and extended New Year greetings to the Lam Dong provincial Party Committee, People’s Committee, People’s Council, and Farmers Association.

Translated by Song Anh